Why do You Believe Your Injury Was the Fault of, or Was Caused by, the Cruise Line or the Crew?

One of the first questions a personal injury cruise ship lawyer will ask you is, “why do you think the cruise line was to blame for your injury?” This is important because sometimes, accidents are just accidents and are not the fault of the cruise line or its crew. However, quite often, the accident or injury is the direct result of a something the cruise line ‘did’ or ‘did not’ do. For example — if the crew ‘did not’ address a known issue (like repairing a broken handrail on a staircase) this may be grounds for a viable lawsuit. If a crew member ‘did’ enter a passenger’s cabin and sexually assaulted a teenager, there would likely be grounds for a lawsuit. Getting to Why… This is where the lawyer you speak with can help you determine if you have a valid claim for suing the cruise line for help with your injuries. They’ll ask a lot of questions so they can help determine what really happened and…

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